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Abu Dhabi to begin building Louvre early 2013

Visitors to Abu Dhabi's latest attraction will be offered a journey through time when building of a branch of Paris's world-famous Louvre museum finally gets under way next year. The emirate's tourism arm, which is als


Abu Dhabi launches tender for Louvre Museum

Abu Dhabi's Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) said on Tuesday it has launched the main tender competition for building a branch of the Louvre Museum on its flagship development Saadiyat Island. 'The main contract


France ready to hand back Egyptian murals

France is ready to hand back five fragments of ancient Egyptian tomb wall paintings acquired by the Louvre museum between 2000 and 2003, Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand has said. Egypt's Supreme Council for Antiquities had asked Franc

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